Located just one block from the piers of Fisherman's Wharf and situated in the heart of one of San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods, Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf offers a perfection location for travelers looking to explore the city. You'll find plenty of things to do in the surrounding area, including discovering Alcatraz Island or visiting Golden Gate park with the kids.
Access the best of San Francisco from our Fisherman's Wharfhotel. We offer proximity to the city's beloved cable cars, which can connect you to such San Francisco attractions as the Coit Tower, Chinatown, Union Square and even Sausalito.
The following photos are credit to San Francisco Travel Association: Boudin's Sourdough Museum, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Aquarium of the Bay, Coit Tower, North Beach, Chinatown, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, Sausalito.
Big Bus Tours San Francisco
Grab the kids and hop on San Francisco's Big Bus Tours in order to easily see the various neighborhoods and world-famous attractions of the city. From Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman's Wharf, riders will enjoy a comprehensive overview of San Francisco throughout the 20-stop tour, plus have the option to listen to a pre-recorded tour commentary in 10 languages.
Hours: Daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm. Every 10-15 minutes in summer months & 20-30 mins in winter months. Full Route is 2.5 hours.
GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, 0.1 KM/0.1 MILES FROM HOTEL
One of San Francisco's most popular things to do, Alcatraz Island offers visitors to the city a behind-the-scenes view to this infamous federal prison. Step back in time to explore the prison remnants and learn more about this national landmark's rich history.
*Tickets to visit Alcatraz are in high demand - book online in advance.
PIER 39, 2 BEACH ST., 0.4 KM/0.3 MILES FROM HOTEL
Located steps from our Fisherman's Wharf hotel, Pier 39 is one of San Francisco's most charming attractions. The kids will love the playful sea lions and street performers, while you'll enjoy world-class shopping, dining and entertainment.
Cable Car Turnaround
BEACH ST. AND HYDE ST., 0.2 KM/0.1 MILES FROM HOTEL
Travel with ease to top neighborhoods like Union Square, Chinatown and Nob Hill via San Francisco's world-renowned cable car system. The only moving National Historic Landmark, these classic modes of transportation will easily transport you to any area of the city.
900 NORTH POINT ST., 0.5 KM/0.3 MILES FROM HOTEL
Once home to the world-famous Ghirardelli chocolate factory, Ghirardelli Square is now a thriving area filled with specialty shops, award-winning restaurants and eclectic galleries.
Between Hyde St. and Leavenworth, 1.6 km/1.0 miles from hotel
Created in 1922 out of necessity because the hill's natural grade was too steep for cars and pedestrian's to go up or down, Lombard Street is famous for its tight switchback turns. Showcased in numerous movies and TV shows, Lombard Street can be found on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets.
0.6 KM/0.4 MILES FROM HOTEL
North Beach is a San Francisco neighborhood adjacent to Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf. Known to many as the city's "Little Italy", you'll find amazing Italian restaurants throughout.
The Golden Gate Bridge
3.2 KM/2.0 MILES FROM HOTEL
The Golden Gate Bridge is the iconic suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay onto the Pacific Ocean. It has become an internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco and California.
Note: Car access to the vista point parking lot at the north end of the Bridge will be closed weekends from 11AM-5PM through 9/3/17. More details can be found here.
Golden Gate Park
8.0 KM/5.0 MILES FROM HOTEL
Originally developed and planned in the 1890s, Golden Gate Bridge Park continues to impress visitors. Visit the de Young and California Science Museums as well as the Conservancy of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden on the park grounds.
San Francisco Maritime Park
900 Beach St, 0.3 km/0.2 miles from hotel
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located on the edge of San Francisco Bay in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood and can be visited year-round. Also known as the San Francisco Maritime Museum, this great park features a fleet of historic vessels, a visitor center, a maritime museum, and a library/research facility. From Hyde Street Pier, take a short stroll across the park to see the exhibits in the Maritime Museum located in the ship-shaped Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building.
Aquarium of the Bay
Beach St., 0.5 km/0.3 miles miles from hotel
The Aquarium is focused on local aquatic animals from the San Francisco Bay and neighboring waters and features nearly 200 different species of sharks, skates, rays, jellies, rock fish, flat fish, eels, sea stars and other aquatic animals. In total, there are over 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels with over 20,000 marine animals.
1.6 km/1.0 miles from hotel
Revered as one of the largest and most diverse Chinatowns in the world, this San Francisco enclave is bordered by Powell Street and the Nob Hill Neighborhood. A first time visitor will want to start their adventure where Grant Avenue and Bush Street meet, with the famous Dragon gate above. Great restaurants, stores and mini malls are located in this area for tourists to enjoy.
2.3 km/1.4 miles from hotel
Bordered by Geary, Powell, Post and Stockton streets, Union Square is known to have some of the best shopping, dining and theatre in the city. For over 100 years travelers have flocked here - enjoying numerous outdoor markets and showcases as well.
12.9 KM/8.0 MILES FROM HOTEL
Sausalito has been compared to the French Riviera because of its Mediterranean flair and breathtaking views. From San Francisco, guests travel by bus or car across the Golden Gate Bridge to this charming waterfront community. Sausalito is also accessible by car ferry from Fisherman's Wharf or the Ferry Building on San Francisco's Embarcadero.
Boudin's Sourdough Museum Tour
160 JEFFERSON ST
0.2 KM/0.1 MILES FROM HOTEL
Looking to eat your way through a museum? Boudin's bakers have been making their famous sourdough bread since 1849 and you're invited to visit this San Francisco attraction for a tour, visit the museum, eat in the restaurant, or shop in the marketplace. Definitely one of the most delicious attractions around!
1 TELEGRAPH HILL BLVD
0.6 KM/0.4 MILES FROM HOTEL
Looking for the best 360' views of the city? Make the hike atop Telegraph Hill and climb to the observation deck inside the Coit Tower and be rewarded with unobstructed views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and the San Francisco Bay in between.
SAN FRANCISCO LOCAL AREA MAP
- Alcatraz Island
- Coit Tower
- Fisherman's Wharf
- Ghirardelli Square
- Golden Gate Bridge
- Golden Gate Bridge Park
- Lombard Street (Crooked Street)
- North Beach
- Pier 39
- Union Square
- Aquarium of the Bay
- Boudin's Sourdough Museum
- San Francisco's Maritime Museum
- The Walt Disney Family Museum
- The Wax Museum